Working group training and education

The working group on training and education was formed to define a recommended training program to become a patent information specialists.

The working group on training and education will liaise closely with the working group on certification, to ensure that the recommended minimum curriculum is consistent with a high quality certification standard, and adequately prepares candidates for certified patent information specialist status.

The working group focuses on the following topics:

  1. Collecting of existing training courses (Worldwide) for Patent Information
    • Of value to be trained for the Patent Information Examination/Certification
    • To train skills required for Patent Information Specialist not tested in the Examination
  2. Preparing a curriculum for the Patent Information Examination/Certification
  3. Proposals for tender and guiding the selection process for professional training institutes

Members: